Miner's Theatre

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Experts on the Miner’s Theatre say it has three ghosts: Two are brothers, one of whom one killed the other to become the sole owner of the theater. The third ghost, a young woman, is friendly but likes to play pranks like hiding the actors’ makeup or costumes.

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Geographic Information

Address:
204 W. Main Street
Collinsville, IL
United States

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GPS:
38.6695311, -89.98758409999999
County:
Madison County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Collinsville, IL (0.2 mi.)
Caseyville, IL (3.1 mi.)
Maryville, IL (4.1 mi.)
Glen Carbon, IL (5.5 mi.)
Fairview Heights, IL (5.6 mi.)
Fairmont City, IL (5.9 mi.)
Washington Park, IL (6.2 mi.)
Pontoon Beach, IL (6.6 mi.)
O'Fallon, IL (6.7 mi.)
Troy, IL (7.0 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://historicminersinstitute.org/

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  1. Worked at the Miners in 1986 when Dakin Williams was alive and i also worked getting the place set up for Loretta Lynn’s concert, Porter Wagoner, Stella Parton, Etc. Loretta Lynn’s mamnager had called owner at the time ( Jean Spurlock ) & told her what kind of Electrical they had to have to run Loretta’s concert. I think a lot of money was spent on paying an electrician to handle all the electrical Band equiptment. Probally paid more to the electrician as Jean Spurlock paid Loretta Lynn 16 Thousand Dollars for her concert. Jean Spurlock also had a Rest-room installed on stage right…In the changing room . We called it ” The Stars Room because that’s where they stayed until the curtains went up. I slept in that building for many a many nights but never seen a ghost. ~ Steve Luecke ~ I was there back in 1986 with all the Stars at the time..Fond memories ! My e-mail address is s.Luecke@sbcglobal.net Home Phone ( 618 ) 244 – 5012 land-Line #

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